List of companies based in the Philadelphia area

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This is a list of companies either based or with large operations in the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley area of the United States.

Active companies headquartered in the region[edit]

Name City Industry Fortune 1000
rank (2018)
Alpha Video W. Conshohocken, PA entertainment
AmerisourceBergen Conshohocken, PA pharmaceutical 10
Aramark Philadelphia, PA hospitality 209
ASTM International W. Conshohocken, PA publishing
Axalta Coating Systems Philadelphia, PA coatings
Ballard Spahr Philadelphia, PA law
Blank Rome Philadelphia, PA law
Brandywine Realty Trust Philadelphia, PA real estate
Burlington Stores Burlington, NJ apparel 459 (in 2017)
Campbell Soup Company Camden, NJ food 315
Carpenter Technology Corporation Philadelphia, PA[1] metal
CDI Philadelphia, PA engineering services
Checkpoint Systems Philadelphia, PA manufacturing
Chemours Wilmington, DE chemicals 454
Comcast Philadelphia, PA telecommunications 32
Conrail Shared Assets Operations Philadelphia, PA railroad
Cozen O'Connor Philadelphia, PA law
Crown Holdings Philadelphia, PA packaging 313
CSS Industries Philadelphia, PA manufacturing
CubeSmart Malvern, PA self-storage facilities
Dechert Philadelphia, PA law
Day & Zimmermann Philadelphia, PA construction
Disston Precision Philadelphia, PA manufacturing
Dollar Financial Group Philadelphia, PA finance
Duane Morris Philadelphia, PA law
DuPont Wilmington, DE chemicals 35
Ellis Coffee Company Philadelphia, PA coffee
Entercom Bala Cynwyd, PA media
EPAM Systems Newtown, PA software engineering
ERT Philadelphia, PA healthcare
Fiserv King of Prussia, PA financial
Five Below Philadelphia, PA retail
FMC Philadelphia, PA chemicals 581
Fox Rothschild Philadelphia, PA law
Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company Philadelphia, PA food
Fuji Advanced Sports Philadelphia, PA bicycles
Garfield Refining Philadelphia, PA precious metal refining
Genesis HealthCare Kennett Square, PA healthcare
Harleysville Group Harleysville, PA insurance
Hill International Philadelphia, PA construction
Holtec International Camden, NJ nuclear power equipment
InterDigital Wilmington, DE telecommunications
Iron Stone Strategic Capital Partners Philadelphia, PA real estate
Knoll East Greenville, PA furniture
League Collegiate Wear Bridgeport, PA apparel
Lincoln National Corporation Radnor, PA insurance 232
Melior Discovery Exton, PA pharmaceuticals
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Philadelphia, PA law
Nutrisystem Fort Washington, PA food
PECO Energy Philadelphia, PA energy
Peddler's Village Lahaska, PA entertainment
Penn Mutual Horsham, PA insurance
Penn National Gaming Wyomissing, PA entertainment 790
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust Philadelphia, PA real estate
Pep Boys Philadelphia, PA automotive 945
Pepper Hamilton Philadelphia, PA law
PHH Mount Laurel, NJ financial
The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia, PA newspapers
Radian Group Philadelphia, PA financial
Saxbys Coffee Philadelphia, PA beverage
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Philadelphia, PA law
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis Philadelphia, PA law
Sunoco Philadelphia, PA oil
Susquehanna International Group Bala Cynwyd, PA financial
Teleflex Limerick, PA manufacturing
TLA Entertainment Group Philadelphia, PA entertainment
Toll Brothers Horsham, PA construction 791
UGI King of Prussia, PA utilities 362
Unisys Blue Bell, PA information technology 664
Universal Health Services King of Prussia, PA healthcare 324 Listed as (NYSEUHS); an American Fortune 500 company[2]
Urban Outfitters Philadelphia, PA apparel 715
The Vanguard Group Malvern, PA financial
Vishay Intertechnology Malvern, PA electronics 868
VWR International Radnor, PA scientific products 583
Wawa Wawa, PA convenience stores
WSFS Bank Wilmington, DE financial

Nonprofit companies headquartered in the region[edit]

Name City Industry
ACTS Retirement-Life Communities[3] West Point, PA healthcare
Aria Health[4] Philadelphia, PA healthcare
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA healthcare
Cooper Health Camden, NJ healthcare
Crozer-Keystone Health System Springfield, PA healthcare
Elwyn Elwyn, PA healthcare
Friends Hospital Philadelphia, PA healthcare
Drexel University Philadelphia, PA education
Immaculata University Malvern, PA education
Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia, PA insurance
La Salle University Philadelphia, PA education
Lourdes Health System Camden, NJ healthcare
Monell Chemical Senses Center Philadelphia, PA research
Peirce College Philadelphia, PA education
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA education
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, PA education
Temple University Philadelphia, PA education
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA education
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA education
Villanova University Villanova, PA education
Virtua Marlton, NJ healthcare

US headquarters of foreign corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Fortune
Global 500

rank (2009)
ACE USA Philadelphia, PA insurance
Arkema Philadelphia, PA chemicals
AstraZeneca Wilmington, DE pharmaceuticals 268
Endo International Malvern, PA pharmaceuticals
GlaxoSmithKline Philadelphia, PA pharmaceuticals
HSBC Bank USA Wilmington, DE financial 21
ING Direct Wilmington, DE financial 8
IKEA USA Conshohocken, PA retail
Ricoh USA Exton, PA business services
SAP America Newtown Square, PA software
Shire Pharmaceuticals Wayne, PA pharmaceuticals
Siemens Healthcare Malvern, PA medical 30
Subaru of America Camden, NJ automotive
TD Bank, N.A. Cherry Hill, NJ financial

Divisions of US corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Parent Fortune 1000
rank (2014)
Acme Markets Malvern, PA retail Albertsons 94
Boeing Rotorcraft Ridley Township, PA aviation Boeing 30
Centocor Malvern, PA pharmaceuticals Johnson & Johnson 39
Colonial Penn Philadelphia, PA insurance Conseco
Comcast Spectacor Philadelphia, PA entertainment Comcast
Delmarva Power Wilmington, DE energy Exelon 561
GSI Commerce King of Prussia, PA retail eBay
Harrah's Philadelphia Chester, PA entertainment Caesars Entertainment
Janney Montgomery Scott Philadelphia, PA investment Penn Mutual
Kenexa Wayne, PA employment solutions IBM
Keystone Helicopter Coatesville, PA aviation United Technologies 45
MAB Paints Broomall, PA paint Sherwin-Williams 278
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Fort Washington, PA pharmaceuticals Johnson & Johnson 36
Mitchell & Ness Philadelphia, PA apparel Juggernaut Capital Partners
Moody's West Chester, PA economic research Moody's Analytics
PECO Energy Philadelphia, PA energy Exelon 119
Qurate Retail Group West Chester, PA retail Liberty Media
Rohm and Haas Philadelphia, PA chemicals Dow Chemical 48
Tastykake Philadelphia, PA food Flowers Foods
Sesame Place Langhorne, PA entertainment SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Divisions of foreign corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Parent Notes
Ikon Office Solutions Malvern, PA office supplies Ricoh
Philly Shipyard Philadelphia, PA shipbuilding American Shipping Company

Defunct corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Fate Notes
Actua Corporation Wayne, PA finance failed
American Line Philadelphia, PA maritime merged amalgamated into IMM
AgustaWestland Philadelphia, PA aviation acquired by Finmeccanica, today Leonardo; Headquartered in Rome, Italy
Baldwin Locomotive Works Philadelphia and Eddystone, PA manufacturing failed Philadelphia, PA public relations failed
J. G. Brill Company Philadelphia, PA railcars merged
Brown Bros. & Co. Philadelphia, PA financial merged moved to NYC, now called Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Cephalon West Chester, PA pharmaceutical acquired by Teva Pharmaceuticals in Oct. 2011; small R&D presence still in original location
Chemtura Philadelphia, PA manufacturing acquired by Lanxess
E.W. Clark & Co. Philadelphia, PA financial merged Ultimately became part of Penn Mutual
Commodore International West Chester, PA electronics failed Office complex is now home to QVC.
Consolidated Rail Corporation Philadelphia, PA railroad split into: Norfolk Southern Railway, CSX Transportation, Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Curtis Publishing Company Philadelphia, PA publishing assets sold
Delaware Investments Philadelphia, PA financial acquired by Macquarie Group
Drexel and Company Philadelphia, PA financial failed Transformed several times, eventually failed as part of the 1980s junk bond fiasco.
Drinker Biddle & Reath Philadelphia, PA law merged with Faegre Baker Daniels
EB Games West Chester, PA electronics and gaming acquired by Game Stop
eGames Langhorne, PA electronics and gaming failed
Ensoniq Malvern, PA electronics acquired by Creative Labs, which dissolved the brand.
ePrivacy Group Malvern, PA software acquired by Symantec, which dissolved the brand.
Extreme Championship Wrestling Philadelphia, PA entertainment acquired by World Wrestling Entertainment
Genuardi's Norristown, PA retail acquired by Safeway
Happy Harry's Newark, DE retail acquired by Walgreens
Hercules Wilmington, DE chemicals acquired by Ashland
International Mercantile Marine Co. Philadelphia, PA maritime failed Owned the Titanic
Lanston Monotype Company Philadelphia, PA printing failed successor company moved to Buffalo, NY
Liberty Property Trust Malvern, PA real estate acquired by Prologis
MBNA Wilmington, DE financial acquired by Bank of America
Midvale Steel Philadelphia, PA steelmaking; fabrication merged Name survives in Heppenstall-Midvale AG
MOS Technology Norristown, PA electronics acquired by Commodore, which failed
Muskogee Company Philadelphia, PA mining acquired by Missouri Pacific Railroad
Neafie & Levy Philadelphia, PA shipbuilding failed
Neoware King of Prussia, PA electronics acquired by Hewlett-Packard
Penn Central Transportation Philadelphia, PA railroad failed most of it became SEPTA with merger of other railroads; parts are now Amtrak
Pennsylvania Railroad Philadelphia, PA railroad merged with New York Central to become Penn Central.
Philadelphia Media Holdings Philadelphia, PA newspapers bankrupt
Philco Philadelphia, PA manufacturing merged with: Ford, moved to Lansdale, Blue Bell, and Willow Grove before moving to Michigan where part lives on as Visteon. Philco-Ford was renamed Ford Aerospace and sold to Loral in 1990. Another part of the original, Philco International moved to Pittsburgh in 1988.
Philadelphia National Bank Philadelphia, PA financial merged acquired by Wachovia which was then acquired by Wells Fargo.
Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Philadelphia, PA financial failed seized by the FDIC and sold to Mellon Financial
Reading Company Philadelphia, PA railroad failed became SEPTA. A piece lives on as Reading Entertainment/Reading International, a real estate company.
Red Star Line Philadelphia, PA maritime merged amalgamated into IMM.
Strawbridge's Philadelphia, PA retail acquired restructured, renamed.
SunGard Wayne, PA information technology acquired by FIS
Synygy Chester, PA consulting and outsourcing failed
ViroPharma Exton, PA pharmaceuticals acquired by Shire
Wanamaker's Philadelphia, PA retail acquired restructured, renamed.
William Cramp & Sons Philadelphia, PA maritime failed
William Sellers & Co. Philadelphia, PA machine tools,
industrial plant equipment
Wilmington Trust Wilmington, DE financial acquired
WolfBlock Philadelphia law failed
Wyeth Collegeville, PA pharmaceuticals acquired by Pfizer

Corporations that moved to a different region[edit]

Less notable Philadelphia corporations[edit]


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  2. ^ "Health care groups that made this year's Fortune 500 list". The Advisory Board Company. 2014-06-03. Retrieved 2016-10-07.
  3. ^ ACTS Retirement-Life Communities Employment Opportunities
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